Campus Stories

Ice cream finalists
The five finalists have been chosen for the Alumni Weekend's Dela-bration Ice Cream Flavor contest, and members of the campus community get to decide which flavor is the cream of the crop by voting online.
PT STAR
The physical therapy classrooms on the University of Delaware's STAR Campus are adding new dimensions to education for both teachers and learners.
RLHAB volunteers
Nine UD resident students traveled to Monmouth County, N.J., over spring break for the Residence Life and Housing Alternative Break service project, restoring and rebuilding communities hit by Hurricane Sandy.
BGSA board
For students interested in becoming active leaders on campus, the University of Delaware Black Graduate Student Association is seeking volunteers to serve on its executive board for the 2014-15 academic year.
Clarinet Day
A new tradition was launched with the inaugural Delaware Clarinet Day held Saturday, April 19, at the University of Delaware.
For the Record, April 18, 2014
For the Record provides information about recent professional activities of University of Delaware faculty, staff, students and alumni.
Building leadership skills
The Blue Hen Leadership Program, the three-tiered student leadership certification program sponsored by the University Student Centers, completed its second annual alternate spring break trip March 31-April 5.
'Lamb watch'
Several UD Department of Animal and Food Sciences students spent the beginning of the spring semester on "lamb watch."
One-stop learning
UD's new Professional Development Center for Educators will provide school districts a consolidated package of professional development programs in core subjects and instructional practices.
Lab Week activities
The University of Delaware will celebrate Medical Laboratory Professionals Week from April 20-26.
Earth Week 2014
The University of Delaware's Earth Week Working Group of the Sustainability Task Force has announced the schedule of events for Earth Week 2014.
Student writing contest
The University of Delaware Department of Philosophy is sponsoring a student writing contest, which is open to all UD undergraduates.
PT photo contest
UD physical therapy students are in a contest with other programs across the country to see which can get the most "likes" on Facebook for a picture that was submitted to the American Physical Therapy Association Reach 100 Photo Contest.
Food Smart Families
UD Cooperative Extension will set out to provide 2,500 children ages 8-12 with 10 hours of nutrition, physical activity and shopping savvy education by Oct. 31 thanks to funds awarded by ConAgra Foods to the National 4-H Council.
UDaB trips return
UD Alternative Breaks participants have returned from service projects around the country. They will share their experiences during a Return Event at 6 p.m., Wednesday, April 16, in the Perkins Student Center.
New 'UD Messenger'
The new University of Delaware Messenger, a magazine for alumni, parents and friends, can be viewed online.
Stress Less Week
Active Minds at the University of Delaware will host Stress Less Week starting April 21.
Acclaimed films
WHYY and ITVS Community Cinema are partnering with the University of Delaware's Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Wilmington to present three acclaimed PBS documentaries this spring.
Projects, partners
On Mondays in April, a lunchtime series at UD's Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Laboratory will highlight community engagement activities by UD faculty, staff and students.
Commencement speaker
Vice President Joe Biden will deliver the Commencement address at UD on May 31. The 165th Commencement ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. in Delaware Stadium, rain or shine.
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Did You Know: Shakespeare turns 450, still hip

The News Journal, April 9, 2014

Kristen Poole, professor of English, discusses Shakespeare.

How should colleges address conflicts between academics, athletics and money?

PBS NewsHour, Tuesday, April 8, 2014

UD President Patrick Harker discussed the importance of education in a segment on conflicts between academics, athletics and money in Division I.

Extreme rain events on rise

The News Journal, April 7, 2014

Gerald J. Kauffman, director of the Water Resources Agency, discusses extreme weather.

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